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Noob: UPDATE bits vs text
Posted by: Not Likely
Date: November 23, 2018 03:32AM

Noob problem:

I've run a query which returns the desired results. One column in my table is of BIT type data. I double click on the value I want to change, to select it, then change the 1-to-0 or 0-to-1 and press 'enter' or 'tab' to make the change. I press the Accept button in the bottom right corner of the screen and am shown the code which will update the row(s) I've changed :: HOWEVER...

UPDATE `mySchema`.`myTable` SET `thisColumn`='1' WHERE ...

The value is to be updated with is text, when the column type is BIT, and the UPDATE quietly fails!

Is there a setting somewhere in the Workbench preferences (or elsewhere) to force the auto-magically generated UPDATE query to use the datatype of the column, or, do I have to manually edit the query every time I want to make changes?

Thanks.

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